byCoggins, Herbert Leonard, 1881-; Reginal Cultural History Project (University of California, Berkeley); Gilb, Corinne Lathrop, 1925-
Notes on family influences and early life; work for publishers in Philadelphia and San Francisco; recollections of California Literary figures; Socialist Party connections; his worker-run business: interest in ornithology and writing. Portrait and signed statement inserted Topics: Publishers and publishing -- California San Francisco, Socialism -- United States, Ornithology --...
byRegional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description : Recollections of his father, Hubert H. Bancroft; his early law practice in San Francisco; his interest in politics- particularly the graft prosecution in San Francisco, the gubernatorial campaign of 1910, the start of the Progressive Party, and his 1938 campaign as Republican candidate for U.S. senator; his experiences fruit and nut farming in Walnut Creek- with marketing cooperatives, farmer organizations (including the Associated Farmers) and attempts by unions to organize farm... Topics: californialightandsound, Bancroft, Philip, 1881-1975, Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918, Progressive... Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape